Fergusson College, SAATHI Fergusson

Saathi 2021-22

Saathi Enabling Centre, as a unit of Fergusson College works with students with disabilities with the aim of integrating them with the campus life of the college and to create a friendly space in and beyond the campus to bridge the gap between 'abled' and 'disabled'. Every year, Saathi conducts a new range of activities… Continue reading Saathi 2021-22

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SAATHI 2021-2022

Valedictorian Programme

On 21st May, 2022 Annual Report of Saathi Enabling Centre 2021-22 was presented and published in the presence of Principal Dr. Ravindrasing Pardeshi, Chief Guest Mr. Vishal Palve (Fergusson Alumni, Former Coordinator of Saathi and Founder, Let's Record Initiative), Special Guest Mrs. Shalinee Teke (Help the Blind Foundation). Since 2020-21 was entirely an online-year for… Continue reading Valedictorian Programme

SAATHI 2021-2022

Saathi Trip 2022

20th May, 2022Coming towards the end of the annual year 2021-22, Saathi Enabling Centre arranged an excursion of one day to Mahabaleshwar on Thursday, 19th May. 68 volunteers, who had worked a lot throughout the year and participated actively in Annual Fest, our lovable 12 blind students and the 4 teachers including Saathi's teacher coordinator… Continue reading Saathi Trip 2022

SAATHI 2021-2022

Saathi Departmental Fest 2022

The concluding day of the fest was a fun ride throughout. Students, volunteers gathered in the early hours at their respective departments and prepped for the Departmental Rally. Saathi volunteers seemed super enthusiastic and were ready to give shoutouts, hold posters and the Saathi banner. The rally began around 9 AM and lasted for over… Continue reading Saathi Departmental Fest 2022

SAATHI 2021-2022

Fest: Performaces @Spandan

The most awaited announcement was finally done! Fergusson College (Autonomous) Pune, held its most prestigious event, Fergusson College Festival (FEST 2022). The event was scheduled for three consecutive days – 7th, 8th and 9th April 2022. Students were ecstatic and enthusiastic as always but this year there seemed an added tinge to excitement among students,… Continue reading Fest: Performaces @Spandan

SAATHI 2021-2022

Geology Museum Visit

26th March, 2022SAATHI Enabling Centre always plans various activities in the direction of overall academic understanding for all the specially-abled students so that they do not lag behind in the academic front. As part of the Innovators for Change activity which aimed at providing practical knowledge of geography to the visually impaired students, a geology… Continue reading Geology Museum Visit

SAATHI 2021-2022

Braille Day Exhibition

4th January, 20224th January is observed as World Braille Day, it is the birth anniversary of Louis Braille, the ‘Father of Braille’. Braille is the script used by visually impaired people. Saathi Enabling Centre of Fergusson College, Pune; on this occasion, had organized a ‘Braille Fest Exhibition’. The objects showcased and explained by the students… Continue reading Braille Day Exhibition

SAATHI 2021-2022

Mobility Workshop

10th March, 2022SAATHI Enabling Centre had organised Mobility Workshop on 8th and 9th March 2022. Mobility workshop was particularly arranged for the visually impaired students of Fergusson College, Pune. The objective of this two day workshop was to work towards making the blind students independent, by teaching them the effective use of overall senses in… Continue reading Mobility Workshop

SAATHI 2021-2022

Innovators For Change – Stage I

Weaving the maps... One of the most exciting activities of SAATHI 'Innovators for Change' is on its way. After the demo session with volunteers and taking the requirements from Blind students, it was decided that the first stage would be introducing blind students to the geographical borders of India and Maharashtra. In the first stage… Continue reading Innovators For Change – Stage I

SAATHI 2021-2022

SOEC Orientation Programme

December 3, 2021Social Outreach and Enabling Centre (SOEC), an active organization of Fergusson College (Autonomous) Pune, aims at promoting social and environmental awareness. Various sub-organizations under SOEC give an opportunity to the students to voluntarily engage themselves in various events and activities. In the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic, educational institutions were shut down for… Continue reading SOEC Orientation Programme

SAATHI 2021-2022

Blindness is a Spectrum

17th October, 2021Saathi Team had celebrated SIGHT WEEK from 11th to 17th October, 2021 on the occasion of World sight day(14th October) and White Cane Day (15th October). This activity was celebrated in two stages; in the first stage, volunteers were given the theme ‘Blindness Is A Spectrum’ and were told to express what they… Continue reading Blindness is a Spectrum

Journey of Vargshikshak, let's Record

3 Years : India’s Let’s Record Initiative for Visually Challenged Students

Today marks the third anniversary of an incredible initiative that has brought light to the lives of many visually impaired students across India. Three years ago, during a lockdown that left many feeling lost and helpless, We saw an opportunity to make a difference. We started the "Let's Record" initiative, an entirely non-profit effort to… Continue reading 3 Years : India’s Let’s Record Initiative for Visually Challenged Students

Saathi 2020-2021

7. Admission and Scholarship Forms

Sometime during mid-March, the Pandemic hit the world, and students of all the colleges faced major problems adapting to the new online method of learning and appearing for exams from home. For the blind students, the challenges were a level harder, but a team of Saathi volunteers was set up to assist the blind students… Continue reading 7. Admission and Scholarship Forms

Saathi 2020-2021

6. Study Sessions for CA Aspirants

Even when the entire world had come to a standstill, Saathi Enabling Centre was more active than ever to help those with a disability to prepare for their competitive exams. Some visually impaired students needed help to study and prepare for their exams when Saathi volunteers rushed to their aid. Because it was threatening for… Continue reading 6. Study Sessions for CA Aspirants

Indian_Blogs🇮🇳, Research Study

THISAbility – An Insight in Disabilities.

HUNTINGTON'S DISEASE Meaning: Huntington's Disease (HD) is a progressive brain disorder caused by an inherited defect in a single gene. It is an autosomal dominant disorder, which means that a person needs only one copy of the defective gene to develop the disorder. It is a rare, inherited disease that causes the progressive breakdown (degeneration)… Continue reading THISAbility – An Insight in Disabilities.

News Coverage

News Article on Let’s Record Petition

“A man dies when he refuses to stand up for that which is right. A man dies when he refuses to stand up for justice. A man dies when he refuses to take a stand for that which is true.” — Martin Luther King, Jr So, never be afraid to raise your voice for justice… Continue reading News Article on Let’s Record Petition

News Coverage

Thank You Team Possi_Abilities!

It's a sincere thanks to Possiabilities.com for speaking with us, for raising the issues of visually challenged students and for writing a wonderful article about Saathi & Let's Record. Click here to read the full article. :: Todays Quotes :: Not all of us can do great things, but we can do small things with… Continue reading Thank You Team Possi_Abilities!

let's Record, News Coverage

Thank you all!

वक्त लगेगा लेकिन, ये सिस्टम तो बदल के ही रुकेंगे।तब तक लड़ेंगे, जब तक हमारी मंजिल हम नहीं पाएंगे।अच्छाई और बदलाव के लिए लड़ते रहेंगे । हसते हसते हम उनको मनाएंगे । देखना हम बदलाव को जरूर लेके आएंगे ।#हम_जीतेंगे 1. https://youtu.be/xvVkCl0OY-I 2. https://youtube.com/shorts/RcDYFSf-r2U?feature=share Thank you all, for your kind support! We have received 7500+… Continue reading Thank you all!

let's Record, News Coverage

“जागल्या ” First Marathi News Portal Covers News On Let’s Record Project

Hello Readers, we hope you all are fine and doing great! On our petition of Let's Record, we received 1000+ signatures in the last few days. [ Edit: 25 May 2021- Recieved 20,000+ Signature] Thanks to all for sharing our petition! Petition Link :: http://chng.it/BfFsPpL6 ) 1. https://youtu.be/xvVkCl0OY-I 2. https://youtube.com/shorts/RcDYFSf-r2U?feature=share The reason behind the petition… Continue reading “जागल्या ” First Marathi News Portal Covers News On Let’s Record Project

let's Record

Help us Out by Signing Petition for Project Let’s record

You might not be working mainstream in making a change right now, but you can! Spreading the word for change is just as encouraging for the change-makers. We need your support to make the change happen!🔵Date :: 20 January 2020 Hello, Friends!!Can you help me out by signing this petition?We have created a petition for… Continue reading Help us Out by Signing Petition for Project Let’s record

Indian Education System, let's Record, Research Study

Loss, or a win-win for all?

Think before you speak. Read before you think. - Fran LebowitzSurvey Report on 'Ways of Reading'If you are reading this, then that must mean you are at least partially sighted, are not print impaired and are literate. All of this is pretty obvious. But, what if this text was extremely blurred, to the point where… Continue reading Loss, or a win-win for all?

love, Saathi 2020-2021

3. Love at NO Sight.

Saathi organized ‘Love at NO Sight’ - an interactive session on what's love for blind people, on 12th November 2020, through an online meet on Microsoft Teams in the presence of Mr. Sandeep Kumar Trivedi and Mrs. Vandana Trivedi, a couple who conducts matrimonial meets for blind individuals.The session began at 5.00 p.m. with the… Continue reading 3. Love at NO Sight.

motivation, Saathi 2020-2021

2. Saathi Orientation 20-21.

After the initial interaction with the First Year blind students, it was time to have an orientation for all the volunteers who were eagerly waiting to know what Saathi was, how it works, and the treasure of fun that lies within the four walls of A3. Registration forms were already sent across the First-Year students… Continue reading 2. Saathi Orientation 20-21.

Saathi 2020-2021

1. First Interaction with New Saathi Students.

FIRST  INTERACTION WITH NEW STUDENTS Saathi’s first group interaction with new First year blind students was held online.on 25th September 2020. It was a welcoming session for them, held in the presence of the coordinators, senior blind students and a few volunteers. Being new to Fergusson College and Saathi, the students were curious about their… Continue reading 1. First Interaction with New Saathi Students.

SAATHI Fergusson

SAATHI 2020-2021

Saathi Enabling Centre, as a unit of SOEC is aimed at creating a friendly atmosphere for the visually impaired and other differently abled students by bridging the gap between the abled bodied and disabled students in the campus. SAATHI has been working on several issues and the special needs of visually impaired students by efforts… Continue reading SAATHI 2020-2021

FAQ Section, Indian Education System, let's Record

Why we need Let’s Record?

We are often asked that when we already have audiobook platforms like Sugam Pustakalay, N.A.B. India, Book Share, and software like Text-to-Speech available in our phones, then why is there a need to run an initiative like Let's record? The first thing is, we cannot compare any two NGOs. All of them are working towards… Continue reading Why we need Let’s Record?

Indian Education System, Journey of Vargshikshak, News Coverage

Let’s Record @punekar_news

If you are interested in knowing how Let's Record was started and how we are bringing a change in the society, do read the article below which was published in the well-known hyperlocal news portal of Pune, Maharashtra. 📰 Punekar News dt. 14/09/20 Click here to read the full article. Let's Record completes half a… Continue reading Let’s Record @punekar_news